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Christian Veldhuis

Team Leader Ships - Simulation & Development | Senior Project Manager | Research coordinator Zero Emission Shipping

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Introduction

Experienced CFD/hydrodynamic specialist with a theoretical academic background in mechanical engineering and physics with over 10 years experience in applied naval architecture in the maritime research sector.Aim for innovation in the maritime sector, linking mechanical engineering, physics and naval architecture, using advanced techniques (e.g. CFD, multi-disciplinary optimization, data driven technologies) to come to innovative concepts that make zero emission shipping a reality.

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Publications
Magazine
Methanol as an Energy Steptowards Zero-Emission Dutch Shipping (MENENS)

Apr 8, 2022

Reading time 6 minutes

The goal of MENENS is to accelerate the route to emission-free shipping by developing adaptive system solutions based on methanol. This project has ...
Magazine
The path towards zero emission shipping

Apr 7, 2021

Reading time 3 minutes

Zero emission shipping is top on the agenda of our sector. The paths to get there and the final solutions are different and depend on many aspects, ...
Paper
Advances in design and analysis of ducted propellers for dredging vessels

Sep 22, 2019

This paper addresses the challenges and advances made in the hydro-dynamic design and design evaluation of ducted propellers. The application of new ...
Paper
Shallow-Water Performance Prediction: Hybrid Approach of Model Testing and CFD Calculations

Sep 22, 2019

There are limitations in the performance predictions for shallow-water ships that normally operate at relatively high speeds, using towing tank ...
Paper
Multi-Objective Surrogate Based Hull-Form Optimization Using High-Fidelity RANS Computations

May 15, 2017

For a practical application it is shown that the computational time reduces from two weeks to only a day when using Surrogate Based Global ...
Paper
CFD for twin gondola aft ship design

Sep 4, 2016

This paper shows a test case in the optimization for a twingondola ship. In optimizing ships, one can optimize for minimal resistance or for minimal ...
Paper
Ship optimization using viscous flow computations in combination with generic shape variations and Design of Experiments

Sep 4, 2016

Today, optimization procedures based on CFD-computations are used more and more in practical ship design projects. Potential-flow solvers are used ...
Paper
Multi-objective Hull-form Optimization Using Kriging on Noisy Computer Experiments

Jun 17, 2015

Meta-modelling is a key technique for efficient multi-objective optimization in ship design projects using CFD. However, objective functions ...
Magazine
ReFRESCO-operation gives unique opportunities in CFD

Dec 6, 2014

Reading time 3 minutes

Last autumn MARIN launched an innovative initiative to start a partnership with its clients for a maritime Computational Fluid Dynamics' (CFD) ...
Paper
Optimization of a Chemical Tanker with Free-surface Viscous Flow Computations

Oct 20, 2013

This paper discusses a procedure to optimize ship hull forms for minimum required power and best wake field quality, based on CFD computations of ...
Magazine
Improved hull optimisation using PARNASSOS Explorer

Aug 30, 2013

Reading time 6 minutes

MARIN's inhouse RANS optimisation tool PARNASSOS Explorer is helping the industry discover more about the optimal hull form in order to improve ...
Magazine
Geometry always at the heart of MARIN's work

Jan 21, 2013

Reading time 3 minutes

Geometry always at the heart of MARIN's work Computational geometry is at the heart of much of MARIN's day-to-day business, which includes the hull, ...
Magazine
Yachting - a highly demanding market

Aug 2, 2011

Reading time 12 minutes

MARIN has long been committed to serving the global yachting market; assisting in the engineering of innovative designs and complex systems. These ...
Magazine
CFD versus PIV

Aug 26, 2010

Reading time 6 minutes

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is playing an increasingly important role in today's maritime industry. Report explains MARIN's efforts to ...
Magazine
Integrated design approach helps reduce fuel consumption and emissions

Aug 12, 2009

Reading time 6 minutes

Efforts to reduce emissions continue worldwide. The maritime industry too, is pressing on with initiatives to cut back emissions. Undoubtedly, ...
Magazine
BAE Systems and MARIN collaborate on Landing Platform Dock concept development

Oct 17, 2007

Reading time 3 minutes

Bae Systems recently partnered MARIN in a bid to develop a concept Landing Platform Dock. Operational and engineering specialists from both ...

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